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Kenneth M.

Butte 13 Via Encaro, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688 (818) 715-2370 office (949) 2 57-8859 mobile number kb1195e7a@westpost.net President - GM / VP New Product Development / Operations/ Process Change Management-Quality P&L Responsibility/ New Product Development & Business Strategy/ Start-ups/ Six Sigma Quality/ Turnaround Management/ Electronic Manufacturing Engineering Large and Small Business Leadership Experience: I have developed an excellent b alance of Fortune 500 and small business experience in my 28+ year career in key senior management positions; from sales management to manufacturing operations; working for companies like General Electric, Allied-Signal Companies and GM Hug hes Electronics. Career Track: Professional growth through such positions as Te chnical Sales Manager, Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Director of Quality, V P of Production Operations, Director of Product Management & President/CEO. Mana gement Experience: I have managed up to 60 indirect heads. Entrepreneurial Expertise / Start-ups / New Product Development: Over the last 16 years I have developed extensive new business and new product development exp erience helping build a $100 million business as Operations Executive and introd ucing award-winning revolutionary products and systems as President. I have a r ecord of year over year growth and in product innovation. Turnaround Management through Continuous Improvement & Six Sigma Quality: Over nineteen years of senior management positions in many challenging roles in diff erent businesses improving performance by utilizing continuous improvement techn iques like SPC (statistical process control), DOE (design of experimentation), Q FD (Quality Functional Deployment), Lean Manufacturing techniques and Six Sigma Quality initiatives to measure performance. Master Black Belt in a $1B+ defense electronics group. Extensive Electronic Manufacturing Expertise: Over 20 years of experience in el ectronic manufacturing of SMT/PTH electronic assemblies and bare board assemblie s. I am very familiar with many electronic assembly technologies that are used t oday in electronic systems, devices and in hybrid components. I developed and i dentified many supply chain electronic manufacturing partners producing high vol ume hybrid COB assemblies and complex millimeter wave modules in the US and Asia to support new products and businesses. I have experience with many types of e lectronic equipment used in the network, security and defense electronics. BSIE - Arizona State University, MBA - California State University, San Jose SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS & SKILLS * Built a technology and business in the last ten years, as President. Developed & funded the first "universal RFID proximity reader" for the security access co ntrol industry which was patented and also created and managed the development o f a state of the art, award-winning access control system utilizing a new networ ked hardware and a PC based, IP driven software system that works over data netw orks. "Best New Access Control System" at the ISC West 2000 & 2003 and Product of the Year Finalist in 2005. * Reversed a competitive disadvantage by leading the development and promotion o f over ten new products within a year. As the Director of Product Management for Westinghouse Security (1995 - 1997) I led development of new products which ret ained their legacy competitive position and help thwart challenges in the market . This has grown the business by 400% over the previous year, positioning the bu siness for accelerated growth for the future with complementary products that le veraged the business' installed base of equipment. Business was thus positioned to be eventually purchased by Honeywell in 1998.

* Doubled yearly revenue and increased gross margin by 50% in one year. As the VP of Production Operations for Hughes Identification Devices (1994 - 1995), we increased monthly shipments 200% in less than a year through careful planning, q uality improvement, key staffing and development of turnkey supplier relationshi ps to support our business needs. Helped push sales from $4MM to $40MM in three years through growth and acquisition of a competitor and growth in capacity to ship on time. * Inertial Navigation System experience. Managed radiation hardened program dev eloping a fiber optic gyro inertial navigation unit for a very large scale progr am. Lead development of new software modifications and qualification testing to meet program requirements. Skills: Visionary leader with strong verbal and written communication skills. Comfortable communicating with Presidents and CEO's, as well as line personnel. New product development executive directing software and hardware development. CAREER OVERVIEW/ ENTREPRENEURIAL AND FORTUNE 500 EXPERIENCE * Northrop Grumman - Program Manager 2007 to present * ISONAS Incorporated - President, 1998 to 2006. * Westinghouse Security Electronics (NexWatch, Honeywell) - Director of Product Management, 1995 - 1997 * Hughes Identification Devices (HID Corporation) - VP of Production Operations & Quality, 1991 - 1995 * GM Hughes Electronics, Allied-Signal Companies, General Electric Company - Ass ociated with billion dollar technology companies in various functional roles mov ing from sales management to manufacturing management in many positions, includi ng Technical Sales Manager at GE, Regional Sales Manager at Allied-Signal & Manu facturing Engineering Manager at GMHE, 1980 - 1991. REFERENCES * Joseph Grillo - CEO, Digital Angel Corporation, 651-552-6301, joe@digitalange l.com *Bob Luthi - EVP, EM2 Associates, 408-894-8162, bluthi@em2-outsourcing.com *Thomas Ingham - EVP Global Sales & Marketing, Merix Corporation, 949-713-9789, tom.ingham@merix.com *C. Tim Novak - Owner, Intermediate Automation, 951-789-8765, tnova2000@aol.com